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NINA POLCYN MOORE, R.I.P.

She called herself a “merchant princess and trafficker in crucifixes.” And so she was, entrepreneur extraordinaire, friend of Dorothy Day, social activist, doyenne of religious books and art in Chicago in the halcyon 1950s and ’60s.

Nina Polcyn Moore, who died February 10 of congestive heart failure at her home in Evanston, Illinois, had a protean personality-serious of intent, merry in mode, generous with time and money,...

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Margery Frisbie is the author of An Alley in Chicago, recently republished by Sheed and Ward.

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